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Is Korce Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Korce?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Korce.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Albania, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


Tap Water in Albania seems like it would be safe to drink, but you need to read the fine print. Tap Water in Albania is treated with chlorine and other chemicals that have been proven to be unhealthy and even cancer-causing over time. It can also contain such substances as lead, prescription drugs and radioactive materials. You should take the time to learn about the water that comes from your own tap, so you know where your water comes from, and what kind of quality you are getting.

Tap Water in Albania is not regulated by the government. The waste water treatment facilities are inadequate and often unsafe. There have been several cases of outbreaks of waterborne illnesses, some of which have led to serious health problems, including cases of arthritis and skin diseases. To protect yourself, make sure that you and your family are only drinking clean tap water, and take care of any health problems that you might get from contaminated water.

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The estimated price of bottled water

$0.5 in USD (1.5-liter)


Korce tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 92% Very High
  • Water Quality 75% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Korce, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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